hygiene


COVID-19 hygiene safeguards: What do SMEs need to do?

Businesses have had to adapt considerably in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, not least in terms of how they maintain a hygienic space. Regardless of the industry, hygiene is now of paramount importance to protect both staff and customers alike. But what is required in order to safeguard a commercial space and how can SMEs protect their premises from the risk of bacteria? Read More

The importance of proper sanitisation and disinfection in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

During the coronavirus pandemic, businesses must adapt quickly so that they can open and operate safely again. However, very few people have received the right training in how to address issues presented by the pandemic. Here, Dr. Neal Langerman Ph.D., a chemist with over 40 years’ industry experience explores how businesses can fill this gap in guidance. Read More

Infection Prevention Week: 5 tips for patient safety in healthcare facilities

Around 300,000 patients a year acquire a healthcare-associated infection (HCAI), due to standards of care within the NHS, but improving hand hygiene could be the solution. Read More

Hand hygiene – the first step in tackling antimicrobial resistance

Why hand hygiene is the first crucial step in preventing AMR and why serious action needs to be taken now to protect the future of the NHS. Read More

Providing a dignified and hygienic washroom experience for women

Inadequate access to sanitary feminine hygiene facilities can harm worker wellbeing and can result in wider business consequences, says Dr Peter Barratt, Technical Manager at Initial Washroom Hygiene. Read More

Safety takes the stage during festival season

While most events go smoothly, a considerable amount of safety issues has recently put festivals in the spotlight. Read More

Occupational health bumper quiz

Test your knowledge of all things occupational health with this bumper quiz covering vibration, dust, mental health and more. Read More

Gas and vapour warnings “first of its kind”

A new product has been launched which, according to manufacturers 3M, is the first of its kind and will help Read More

Health secretary highlights importance of hand hygiene

On 28th April, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt visited international skincare and hand hygiene experts, Deb Group Ltd, at their HQ Read More

Competition for an occupational hygienist to win internship at Shell

The British Occupational Hygiene Society announced the details of a competition for a recently qualified occupational hygienist to win an Read More



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